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TELANGANA SOLAR POWER POLICY 2015

APPLICABILITY OF THE POLICY This solar policy shall be applicable for the following solar projects set up within the state- 1) Solar Power Projects (SPPs) a) Grid connected solar power projects based on both Photo Voltaic (PV) as well as … Continue reading

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Solar generators in Karnataka are exempt from ‘wheeling & banking’ fees – Solar energy projects commissioned up to March 31, 2018 are eligible to get the exemption for a period of 10 years

In an effort to promote solar energy generation in the state, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has exempted solar power generators from paying the wheeling and banking charges, and cross-subsidy surcharge for 10 years from the date of commissioning … Continue reading

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Improve discoms’ health to attract investments in power : World Bank

Electricity distribution to the end consumer in India needs reform in order to achieve the target of electricity to all by 2019, says the World Bank. A World Bank study has termed distribution utilities as the weakest link of the … Continue reading

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The salient features of the solar tariff order No. 1 of 2012

The control period for the proposed tariff is from 29th January, 2012 to 31st March, 2015. The separate tariff determined and proposed by the Commission for (i) Solar PV MW based power projects (ii) Solar PV KW based rooftop power … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learnt from one of the world’s worst energy blackouts of the decade

  India just had the mother of all blackouts in the last week of July, causing the most populated northern half of the nation to come to a halt, without a viable recourse to an alternate source of energy for … Continue reading

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Renewable energy, grid parity – myth today or tomorrow’s reality!

Ritesh Pothan provides an exhaustive analysis of the cost of renewable energy and the path towards grid parity. “There is a tremendous amount of benefit that renewable energy can provide to a nation already bogged down by increasing inflation and … Continue reading

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India’s transmission and distribution utilities – It’s time to transform

Ritesh Pothan welcomes in 2012 with a look at how India needs to invest in transforming its energy transmission and distribution systems if it is to successfully bring power to all and develop a sustainable economy. The need for power has seen tremendous … Continue reading

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